Swan, Wallace

Dr. Wallace J. Swan, 79, of Murray, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at his home. Wallace was born on June 7, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York to the late Mitchell John Swan and Charlotte Richards Turner. Mr. Swan proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was a Professor of English at Murray State University. He earned his PhD. from the University of Florida. In addition to his parents, Professor Swan was preceded in death by a son, Geoffrey Swan. Surviving him is his wife Kathy Lyons of Murray; a son, John Swan, wife Carol, of Virginia; two daughters, Wendy Swan of Asheville, NC and Angela Lyons, husband Cris, of Puryear, TN; a sister, Charlotte Morgan, husband David, of Sun City, AZ; five grandchildren, Katie Swan, Kendle Swan, Peter Swan, Andrew Swan, Evan Teeters and two beloved cats, Tucker and Sasha. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Online condolences available at www.imesfh.com. Imes Funeral Home & Crematory, downtown Murray is in charge of arrangements.

Published 12:00 AM, Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017
Updated 04:19 PM, Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017

Imes Funeral Home and Crematory

Imes Funeral Home and Crematory
311 N 4th St. Murray, KY 42071

Phone:(270) 753-7000
Email: mattimes1@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.imesfh.com

Directions:

Across from the Calloway County Judicial Building, approx 3 blocks north of Court Square of 4th Street

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